Lexeme – Index

Focus Area Language (family) Form Meaning Grammar Note
Eurasia Old Norse vefa

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Proto-Germanic *weban-

to weave

v "A Common Germanic strong verb, not recorded in Gothic." (OED) Details
Eurasia Ossetian (Iron) wafyn

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *h₁uobh-

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Kurdish (Kurmanji) ūnīn

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Kurdish (Sorani) ūnīn

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Avestan vaf-

weave; praise; sing

v The meanings 'praise' and 'sing' come from the metaphor 'to weave with words'. Details
Eurasia Albanian (Tosk) venj

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Persian bāftanبافتن

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Hittite u̯ep-

weave

v Hapax. Compare PIE. *(h₁)uebh- v. 'to weave' Details
Eurasia Tocharian A wäp-

to weave

v Details
Eurasia Tocharian B wāp-

to weave

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Eurasia Latvian snāju, snāt

to wind together loosely, to braid

v "As in spinning or especially plaiting" (CDB) Details
Eurasia Tocharian A nāsk-

to spin

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Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₁-/*(s)nh₁-

to spin

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Eurasia Modern Greek gnéθoγνέθω

to spin

v Details
Eurasia Classical Greek néōνέω

to spin; to spin, to weave

v Details
Eurasia Swedish spinna

to spin

v Details
Eurasia Danish spinde

to spin

v Details
Eurasia Norwegian (Bokmål) spinne

to spin

v Details

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